Two (delayed) reviews have been published at Country Standard Time: it seems to be taking longer to receive CD via the mail, despite the best efforts of PR and record company folks. I appreciate those industry members who continue to see value in servicing me with CDs for review consideration. Shawn Lane and Richard Bennett… Continue reading Shawn Lane/Richard Bennett & Carolina Blue reviews
From the extensive if not valued Fervor Coulee Archive: Auldridge, Bennett & Gaudreau- Blue Lonesome Wind (Rebel REB-CD-1768) 44:44 Auldridge, Bennett & Gaudreau inhabit that frequently uncomfortable place between retro- traditionalism and artistic experimentation; with Blue Lonesome Wind, their sophomore effort, ABG has achieved a melding of musical alchemy which should satisfy fans of all… Continue reading Auldridge, Bennett, & Gaudreau- Blue Lonesome Wind review
My review of Flashback’s second album is published at Country Standard Time. Flashback is a ‘bluegrass supergroup’, three-quarters of whom played on J. D. Crowe’s Flashback album of almost 25 years ago. It is a strong outing. If you like bluegrass, you should find a lot to appreciate here.
My review of the latest guitar-heavy, bluegrass album from Richard Bennett has been posted to the Lonesome Road Review. The title track is getting some satellite radio play, and I believe the album is something all bluegrass fans should find appealing. But, I’ve been wrong before.